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Crew Dragon Safely Returns Astronauts

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NASA astronauts Robert Behnken, left, and Douglas Hurley are seen inside the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft onboard the SpaceX GO Navigator recovery ship shortly after having landed in the Gulf of Mexico. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour Lifted Aboard Recovery Ship

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Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft as it is lifted onto the SpaceX GO Navigator recovery ship shortly after landing. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Outbursts from a Double Star System

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For decades, astronomers have known about irregular outbursts from the double star system V745 Sco, which is located about 25,000 light years from Earth. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Hubble Sees Near and Far

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The barred spiral galaxy known as NGC 4907 shows its starry face from 270 million light-years away to anyone who can see it from the Northern Hemisphere. Appearing in this Hubble image to shine brightly below the galaxy is a star that is actually within our own Milky Way galaxy. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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This Gas Giant Is Pretty in Pink

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If humans could travel to this giant planet, we would see a world still glowing from the heat of its formation with a color reminiscent of a dark cherry blossom, a dull magenta. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Capturing an Avalanche on Mars

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Hi-RISE, the High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) captured this avalanche plunging down a 1,640-foot-tall cliff. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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NASA Is Developing an All-Electric X-57 X-Plane: A Cleaner Way to Fly

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We're celebrating National Aviation Day! After all, we are the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Aviation and aeronautics are as much a part of our mission as space travel. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Defining Radiation Risk to Astronauts

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In this image, one of the radiation detectors for the Radi-N2 experiment floats in the space station. This device will help researchers explore the radition risk to humans in space. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Artist’s View of a Planet Where Liquid Water Might Exist

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A newly discovered, roughly Earth-sized planet orbiting our nearest neighboring star might be habitable, according to a team of astronomers using the European Southern Observatory's 3.6-meter telescope at La Silla, Chile. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Spitzer Captures Stellar Family Portrait

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In this large celestial mosaic taken by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and published in 2019, there's a lot to see, including multiple clusters of stars born from the same dense clumps of gas and dust. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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